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As we travel across our state sharing the Symbol of Pennsylvania, we’re sometimes asked about what the symbol means and why we feel so strongly about our PA roots. We love hearing these questions, because they cut right to the core of why we launched RepresentPA. Yes, we are proud of our state and we wanted a symbol to convey that. But we also know that state pride is important, and there are a ton of benefits to having a symbol we can all rally around. For example, state pride: Increases tourism People plan their vacations around beautiful locations they’ve...

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Our Story Pennsylvania is home. It’s part of our identify and it has shaped who we are and who we want to be. We are native Pennsylvanians, and we are proud of it. So, several years ago, when we set off on a long road trip that took us across the country, we weren’t surprised to find that other people were similarly excited about their home state. But we were surprised by how they showed off that home state pride. We saw Colorado hats, Texas bumper stickers, California t-shirts, and even the occasional “Minnesota Nice” water bottle. Why did all...

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